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New News

21 May 2020

Infection control Skill Sets approved for retail, food handling, and transport and logistics in a bid to support skilled workforces. Assessment materials for the Retail Skill Set available from Training Tools this week; food handling week beginning 25.5.20

14 May 2020

The temporary resource hub of COVID-19 support resources on this site has been retired. The VET PD Group team were one of the first to curate and collate relevant links in response to shut downs and nation-wide restrictions in late March 2020. Many have expressed thanks for the handy site and we're pleased to have contributed some sort of community support mechanism throughout the pandemic

March 2020

Skills Education Network is launched. In partnership with vetr who provide the technology to support the sessions, VET PD Group is hosting a series of community webinars. Every time you choose a Skills Education session, your PD dollar supports the presenters who support skills educators; thank you!


Welcome to the new year! We've re-introduced the international VET news section of our reading links and highlighted in their own section, those reading articles which rely on subscription to various news services to view the content.


Validations Boot Camps have been launched. These hand-on sessions are specifically designed to help RTOs and VET practitioner meet the validation compliance deadline coming for end of March 2020


Have you seen the curation of VET events from multiple providers? See the Upcoming PD page for webinars, events and conferences to be held in the coming months.


Looking for quality and free PD opportunities? See our new page designed to house such resources.


Strengthening Skills: Expert Review of Australia’s Vocational Education and Training System (The 'Joyce Report') released


11th hour reprieve for those not yet completed TAE upgrade - deadline extended until 1 July 2019


Special reader request has us introduce the latest for the weekly VET PD Group PD Reading Round Up. If you'd like to get notification of the weekly release of PD Reading straight to your inbox, you can register for that here


On 28th November 2018, it was announced by Australian PM, Scott Morrison, that an independent review of the VET sector will be launched. VET PD Group has created a special page on our website to track progress of the report and mentions through the media.


VET Fast 5 - Michelle Charlton on Bad Press


Great resource released from ASQA on who's who in the VET zoo

Understanding Australia’s VET sector


Slides from the 2018 ASQA Provider Briefings


VET in the Budget

Read the education analysis for the 2018 Federal Budget